Michele C Battie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and comorbidities associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine J 12:189-95. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Is level- and side-specific multifidus asymmetry a marker for lumbar disc pathology?
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Spine J 12:932-9. 2012
  3. pmc Allelic variants of IL1R1 gene associate with severe hand osteoarthritis
    Annu Näkki
    Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Med Genet 11:50. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc degeneration: epidemiology and genetics
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:3-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Heritability of low back pain and the role of disc degeneration
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Pain 131:272-80. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on disc degeneration by phenotype and spinal level: a multivariate twin study
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2801-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The Twin Spine Study: contributions to a changing view of disc degeneration
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Spine J 9:47-59. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Heritability of lumbar flexibility and the role of disc degeneration and body weight
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:379-85. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc degeneration: epidemiology and genetic influences
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2679-90. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Occupational driving and lumbar disc degeneration: a case-control study
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Lancet 360:1369-74. 2002

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and comorbidities associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine J 12:189-95. 2012
    ..Yet, the burden of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) alone, and in combination with common comorbidities, on health-related quality of life (HRQL) is unknown as are comorbidities specifically associated with this chronic condition...
  2. doi request reprint Is level- and side-specific multifidus asymmetry a marker for lumbar disc pathology?
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Spine J 12:932-9. 2012
    ..In particular, a study using a porcine model reported rapid level- and side-specific multifidus atrophy and adipocyte enlargement resulting from anterolateral disc or nerve root lesions...
  3. pmc Allelic variants of IL1R1 gene associate with severe hand osteoarthritis
    Annu Näkki
    Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Med Genet 11:50. 2010
    ..In this study we targeted a 470 kb region on 2q11.2 presenting the locus with most evidence for linkage to severe OA of distal interphalangeal joints (DIP) in our genome wide scan families...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc degeneration: epidemiology and genetics
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:3-9. 2006
    ..The extreme variations in prevalence rates are likely largely due to inconsistencies in the definitions and measurements of disc degeneration. Such inconsistencies and inaccuracies impede epidemiologic research on disc degeneration...
  5. ncbi request reprint Heritability of low back pain and the role of disc degeneration
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Pain 131:272-80. 2007
    ..A substantial minority of the genetic influences on pain was due to the same genetic influences affecting disc degeneration. This suggests that disc degeneration is one pathway through which genes influence back pain...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on disc degeneration by phenotype and spinal level: a multivariate twin study
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2801-8. 2008
    ..A classic twin study with multivariate analyses was conducted...
  7. doi request reprint The Twin Spine Study: contributions to a changing view of disc degeneration
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Spine J 9:47-59. 2009
    ..The Twin Spine Study, a research program on the etiology and pathogenesis of disc degeneration, has contributed to a substantial revision of this view of determinants of lumbar disc degeneration...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heritability of lumbar flexibility and the role of disc degeneration and body weight
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:379-85. 2008
    ..38 to -0.43) and between flexion and body weight (r(a) = -0.33), suggesting two pathways through which genes influence lumbar range of motion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc degeneration: epidemiology and genetic influences
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2679-90. 2004
    ..A literature review...
  10. ncbi request reprint Occupational driving and lumbar disc degeneration: a case-control study
    Michele C Battie
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Lancet 360:1369-74. 2002
    ..We aimed to investigate the effects of lifetime driving exposure on lumbar disc degeneration in monozygotic twins with very different histories of occupational driving during their life...
  11. doi request reprint Progression and determinants of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging measures of lumbar disc degeneration: a five-year follow-up of adult male monozygotic twins
    Tapio Videman
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1484-90. 2008
    ..A longitudinal study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations between back pain history and lumbar MRI findings
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:582-8. 2003
    ..Retrospective monozygotic twin cohort study...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of anthropometrics, lifting strength, and physical activities in disc degeneration
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1406-13. 2007
    ..A cross-sectional study design was used...
  14. doi request reprint Associations of 25 structural, degradative, and inflammatory candidate genes with lumbar disc desiccation, bulging, and height narrowing
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 60:470-81. 2009
    ..To examine the allelic diversity of structural, inflammatory, and matrix-modifying gene candidates and their association with disc degeneration...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of upper or mid-back pain in Finnish men
    Riikka Niemeläinen
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Medicine University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1846-9. 2006
    ..Descriptive epidemiologic study...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of a Canadian back pain mass media campaign
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:906-13. 2010
    ..Quasi-experimental before-and-after design with control group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Determinants of the progression in lumbar degeneration: a 5-year follow-up study of adult male monozygotic twins
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:671-8. 2006
    ..A 5-year follow-up study of exposure of discordant monozygotic twin pairs with repeated interviews and spine imaging...
  18. doi request reprint Challenging the cumulative injury model: positive effects of greater body mass on disc degeneration
    Tapio Videman
    The Finnish Twin Cohort Study, Department of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton T6G 2G4, Canada
    Spine J 10:26-31. 2010
    ..Perhaps paradoxically, such physical loading has been thought to be generally beneficial for other structures of the musculoskeletal system...
  19. doi request reprint A short-form functional capacity evaluation predicts time to recovery but not sustained return-to-work
    Erin N Branton
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:387-93. 2010
    ..To evaluate the ability of a short-form FCE to predict future timely and sustained return-to-work...
  20. doi request reprint The sedimentation sign for differential diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis
    Luciana Gazzi Macedo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Common Spinal Disorders Research Group, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:827-31. 2013
    ..Cross-sectional cohort study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing results of functional capacity evaluations in workers' compensation claimants with low back pain
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    Phys Ther 85:315-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between performance on the Isernhagen Work System Functional Capacity Evaluation (IWS-FCE) and various clinical and psychosocial factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of functional capacity evaluation in patients with chronic low back pain: part 2: sustained recovery
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:920-4. 2004
    ..Historical cohort study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Determinants of changes in bone density: a 5-year follow-up study of adult male monozygotic twins
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 10:408-14. 2007
    ..Overall, familial effects played a dominant role in BMD changes in adult men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of the physical function scale of the Swiss Spinal Stenosis Questionnaire for the measurement of walking capacity
    Christy C Tomkins
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1896-901. 2007
    ..Measurement (validity) study using data from a prospective longitudinal study of lumbar spinal stenosis...
  25. doi request reprint The prevalence and characteristics of thoracic magnetic resonance imaging findings in men
    Riikka Niemeläinen
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2552-9. 2008
    ..A cross-sectional study of thoracic magnetic resonance image (MRI) findings...
  26. doi request reprint Age- and pathology-specific measures of disc degeneration
    Tapio Videman
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2781-8. 2008
    ..A measurement study...
  27. doi request reprint ISSLS prize winner: Lumbar vertebral endplate lesions: associations with disc degeneration and back pain history
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1490-6. 2012
    ..An autopsy study...
  28. doi request reprint Lumbar vertebral endplate lesions: prevalence, classification, and association with age
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1432-9. 2012
    ..A cross-sectional autopsy study...
  29. doi request reprint Is greater lumbar vertebral BMD associated with more disk degeneration? A study using µCT and discography
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 26:2785-91. 2011
    ..This association may be obscured by the posterior elements and is not confounded by osteophytes and endplate sclerosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predicting timely recovery and recurrence following multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with compensated low back pain
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:235-40. 2005
    ..Historical cohort study...
  31. doi request reprint Quantitative measures of modic changes in lumbar spine magnetic resonance imaging: intra- and inter-rater reliability
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1236-43. 2011
    ..A measurement reliability study...
  32. pmc Factors associated with paraspinal muscle asymmetry in size and composition in a general population sample of men
    Maryse Fortin
    M Fortin, Bsc, CAT C, PhD Candidate, Common Spinal Disorders Research Group, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 93:1540-50. 2013
    ..However, substantial multifidus muscle asymmetry also has been reported in men who were asymptomatic, and little is known about other factors influencing asymmetry...
  33. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of back pain beliefs in Canada
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2142-5. 2006
    ..Population-based survey...
  34. doi request reprint Modic changes: prevalence, distribution patterns, and association with age in white men
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 8205 114 St, 3 44 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Spine J 12:411-6. 2012
    ..Yet, epidemiologic knowledge of MCs based on the general population, which may provide an important clinical reference, is limited...
  35. ncbi request reprint Heritability of BMD of femoral neck and lumbar spine: a multivariate twin study of Finnish men
    Tapio Videman
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1455-62. 2007
    ..Lifting strength was significant in both the femoral and spine BMD and body weight only for lumbar BMD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Work-related recovery expectations and the prognosis of chronic low back pain within a workers' compensation setting
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Workers Compensation Board Alberta Millard Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 47:428-33. 2005
    ..We examined the association between work-related recovery expectations and return-to-work in patients with chronic back pain...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a short-form functional capacity evaluation: less may be best
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2G4
    J Occup Rehabil 17:422-35. 2007
    ..However, FCE is a burdensome clinical tool in terms of time and cost. We evaluated the effectiveness of a short-form FCE protocol...
  38. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short-form functional capacity evaluation for use in claimants with low back disorders
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 16:53-62. 2006
    ..We attempted to develop a short-form FCE while maintaining comparable predictive ability...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of lumbar flexion and extension on disc contour abnormality measured quantitatively on magnetic resonance imaging
    Eric C Parent
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2836-42. 2006
    ..Experimental study with subjects as their own control...
  40. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of functional capacity evaluation in patients with chronic low back pain: part 1: timely return to work
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:914-9. 2004
    ..Historical cohort study...
  41. doi request reprint A criterion measure of walking capacity in lumbar spinal stenosis and its comparison with a treadmill protocol
    Christy C Tomkins
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2444-9. 2009
    ..Measurement (validity) study...
  42. doi request reprint The osseous endplates in lumbar vertebrae: thickness, bone mineral density and their associations with age and disk degeneration
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Bone 48:804-9. 2011
    ..Moreover, the association between endplate bone mineral density (BMD) and disk degeneration remains unexplored in humans...
  43. doi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of self-report measures of walking capacity in lumbar spinal stenosis
    Christy C Tomkins-Lane
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2097-102. 2010
    ..Measurement (validity) study...
  44. pmc A morphological study of lumbar vertebral endplates: radiographic, visual and digital measurements
    Yue Wang
    3 44, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 8205 114 St, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    Eur Spine J 21:2316-23. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to characterize the morphology of lumbar vertebral endplates and to quantify their morphometrics using radiographic, visual and digital measures...
  45. doi request reprint Preliminary validation of a self-reported screening questionnaire for inflammatory back pain
    Stephanie O Keeling
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 562 Heritage Medical Research Center, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 39:822-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop and validate a self-report questionnaire using important domains reported by patients with IBP...
  46. doi request reprint The Patient-Specific Functional Scale: validity in workers' compensation claimants
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1294-9. 2008
    ..To examine the construct and predictive validity of the Patient-Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) in workers' compensation claimants...
  47. doi request reprint Do clinicians working within the same context make consistent return-to-work recommendations?
    Yoko Ikezawa
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:367-77. 2010
    ..We studied the inter-rater reliability of RTW determinations between clinicians in a specific workers' compensation setting...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reliability of safe maximum lifting determinations of a functional capacity evaluation
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 48 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    Phys Ther 82:364-71. 2002
    ..The interrater and test-retest reliability of determinations of maximal safe lifting during kinesiophysical FCEs were examined in a sample of people who were off work and receiving workers' compensation...
  49. doi request reprint Regional variations in trabecular architecture of the lumbar vertebra: associations with age, disc degeneration and disc space narrowing
    Yue Wang
    Spine Lab, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China
    Bone 56:249-54. 2013
    ..In contrast to the previous view that disc narrowing stress-shields the anterior vertebra, disc narrowing tended to associate with better trabecular architecture in the anterior region, as opposed to the posterior region. ..
  50. doi request reprint Substantial asymmetry in paraspinal muscle cross-sectional area in healthy adults questions its value as a marker of low back pain and pathology
    Riikka Niemeläinen
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2152-7. 2011
    ..A cross-sectional population-based study of paraspinal muscle asymmetry...
  51. ncbi request reprint A comparison of pressure pain detection thresholds in people with chronic low back pain and volunteers without pain
    R Jason Giesbrecht
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 85:1085-92. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the pressure pain detection threshold (PPDT) of people with chronic low back pain (CLBP) and subjects without pain...
  52. doi request reprint Quantitative paraspinal muscle measurements: inter-software reliability and agreement using OsiriX and ImageJ
    Maryse Fortin
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 92:853-64. 2012
    ..However, there is no standard protocol for tissue segmentation, nor has there been an investigation of reliability or agreement of measurements using different software...
  53. ncbi request reprint Anthropometrics and biochemical markers in men
    Oana S Donescu
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 8:222-7. 2005
    ..20 to -0.29). NTx levels were statistically significantly different between men with normal and osteoporotic BMD at the femoral neck...
  54. pmc Physical therapy interventions for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic review
    Luciana Gazzi Macedo
    L G Macedo, PT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta
    Phys Ther 93:1646-60. 2013
    ..Physical therapy is commonly prescribed for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS); however, little is known about its effectiveness...
  55. ncbi request reprint The effects of a medical care utilization review program on back and neck injury claims
    Michele C Battie
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G OM6, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 44:365-71. 2002
    ..The quality-based program used as an adjunct to claims management failed to improve outcomes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Back pain epidemiology-the challenge of case definition and developing new ideas
    Tapio Videman
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    Spine J 12:71-2. 2012
    ..COMMENTARY ON: Waterman BR, Belmont PJ Jr, Schoenfeld AJ. Lower back pain in the United States: incidence and risk factors for presentation in the emergency setting. Spine J 2012;12:63-70 (in this issue)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of a kinesiophysical functional capacity evaluation administered within a worker's compensation environment
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 13:287-95. 2003
    ..79). The moderate relationship between FCE and the PDI supports the construct validity of FCE as a functional measure. However, kinesiophysical FCE performance was not unrelated to pain severity ratings as purported...